PTExercise: Simulated point transect survey data

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Simulated point transect survey. Thirty point transects, detection function is half-normal. True object density is 79.6 animals per hectare.


A data frame with 144 rows and 7 variables

Region.Label strata names (single stratum)
Area size of study area (0 in this case)
Sample.Label transect ID
Effort number of visits to point
object object ID
distance radial distance (m)
Study.Area name of study area


Simulated data, from the distance sampling introductory course, Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling, University of St Andrews.

Distance documentation built on Jan. 13, 2021, 10:43 p.m.